Rio Arriba Sheriff James Lujan
A criminal complaint was filed May 21 against Rio Arriba County Sheriff James Lujan and Lujan’s attorney Nathaniel Thompkins entered a not-guilty plea May 22 on his behalf to Los Alamos Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados.
Española police had arrested Lujan for refusing to comply with a search warrant in relation to an earlier charge of obstructing an investigation in March.
Lujan waived his appearance in court and Judge Casados released him on his own recognizance.
According to the Rio Arriba Magistrate Court Clerk’s Office, Lujan’s next court date
Public Safety Courts